Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Bells-in-Sight Musical Box by Junod

Auction:
2314
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$1,645$1,400

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Bells-in-Sight Musical Box by Junod, No. 37202, playing twelve popular and light operatic airs accompanied by five engine-turned bells with ball-strikers, with zither attachment, tune indicator and tune-sheet, in boxwood-strung black lacquered Chinoiserie case with raised trichromate lid decoration depicting eastern musicians in painted and inlaid mother-of-pearl border, wd. 22 in., cylinder 9 1/4 in., with retailer's plaque Johnston & Co., 53 Buchanan St., Glasgow.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Glasgow, Johnston & Co., Chinese art, Chinoiserie, Musical box